Amazon sets Sundance record by acquiring Mindy Kaling’s ‘Late Night’

Amazon might just be the biggest player at the Sundance Film Festival this year. The internet giant has spent $ 13 million to acquire the US rights to Late Night, a movie written, produced and starring Mindy Kaling. As Deadline pointed out, that’s a record for any US-only deal at Sundance — even Amazon’s $ […]

The Grand Tour season 3: ‘It’s like BREXIT’ Jeremy Clarkson on future of Amazon series

The Grand Tour sees Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond travel the world in some of the most luxurious and sporty cars. Amazon Prime’s motoring series, presented by the former Top Gear stars, will soon be returning for one final season in the format it is known as now. Earlier in the year, Clarkson […]

Amazon reports over 100 million Alexa devices sold

Amazon is notoriously reluctant to share how well Alexa is doing in the marketplace — at best, you get vague boasts about its devices being the “most gifted.” Now, however, it’s providing more meaningful figures. The company’s Dave Limp told The Verge in an interview that over 100 million Alexa-equipped devices have sold to date. […]

Happy New Year, big tech! France starts taxing Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon

Tech giants will now pay more tax in France, after the country decided not to wait for the rest of the EU to introduce the measure. The so-called GAFA tax targeting major digital firms comes into force on January 1. The French government hopes to raise €500 million ($ 572 million) with levies specifically aimed […]

Dealmaster: Get post-Christmas deals on Amazon devices, iPads, and more

Enlarge (credit: TechBargains) Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. The Dealmaster hopes you and yours have had a wonderful holiday season, and now that most Christmas gifts have been opened it’s time to begin the annual cycle of discounts anew. Predictably, there aren’t a ton of […]

Are Your Hilton Points About to Become More Valuable on Amazon?

Are Your Hilton Points About to Become More Valuable on Amazon? Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site […]

Amazon is making it more expensive to fulfill ‘dangerous’ items in its warehouses weeks after a can of bear spray exploded and injured dozens of workers (AMZN)

Fred Greaves/Reuters Amazon announced it will introduce a new fee for sellers using its Fulfillment by Amazon program and who want to store and fulfill “dangerous” items like aerosols and lithium-ion batteries. The fees are a step higher than those charged to store and fulfill other kinds of items. The new fees come after a […]

50 cool last-minute stocking stuffers you can get on Amazon for under $20

Samantha Lee / Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Unless you won the lottery or lost a bet, not everyone in your life is expecting a brand new car from you for the holidays. And […]